Significant Amounts of Water Found on Moon

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The LCROSS impact last month uncovered what NASA states is a significant amount of water on the moon.  The impact itself uncovered approximately 25 gallons of visible water.  The water was viewed in two ways.  The first method used the near-infrared spectrometer on LCROSS.  The second used the ultraviolet spectrometer on LCROSS.  This discovery could fuel a resurgance of interest in the moon.  The discovery of water also increases the ease of a setting up a permanent base on the moon.  For more information, see Wired.

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